thematic apperception test

noun

Definition of thematic apperception test

  1. :  a projective technique that is widely used in clinical psychology to make personality, psychodynamic, and diagnostic assessments based on the subject's verbal responses to a series of black-and-white pictures

1941

First Known Use of thematic apperception test

1941


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thematic apperception test

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noun the·mat·ic apperception test \thi-ˈmat-ik-\

Medical Definition of thematic apperception test

  1. :  a projective psychological test that is used in clinical psychology to make personality, psychodynamic, and diagnostic assessments based on the subject's verbal responses to a series of black and white pictures—abbreviation TAT


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